Leonardo DiCaprio might join the star cast of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning Global Sensation ‘Squid Game Season 3’.
Writer and showrunner Hwang Dong-hyuk hinted at the possibility of the Titanic star appearing in the hit series. Let’s know what he said.
Leonardo DiCaprio might join Squid Game Season 3
On being asked about whether any Hollywood star will appear in the record-breaking Korean series, Hwang vehemently denied the possibility in the Squid Game season 2. Here’s what he said, as per the reports of Variety.
“There will be no known Hollywood actor in Season 2. That’s not in the plan and if the stage changes, maybe in Season 3 – but for Season 2, it is still set in Korea. Leonardo DiCaprio did say he’s a big fan of ‘Squid Game,’ so maybe if time or chances allow, we can ask him to join the games.”Advertisement
The Director made the statement at a congratulatory Netflix Press conference held in Seoul, Korea on Friday.
Squid Game undoubtedly became a global sensation sweeping most of the prestigious awards including 14 Emmy Award Nominations. The series made history by winning six. It garnered other awards like Golden Globes and People’s Choice Awards.
Release Date of Squid Game Season 2
Director Hwang also gave a brief roadmap of how things are going to play out. Squid Game Season 2 will start shooting in the year 2023. It will be, therefore, released in the following year. So, expect Season 2 to be out in 2024.
Hwang also suggested that the location of Squid Game for Season 2 will be Korea. He went further to point out that the set might change for Squid Game Season 3. Only Time will tell!
He shed light on the creative process of the show as well. The production budget of the chart-smashing series is going to improve. Along with that, the games are also confirmed for Season 2.
When Leonardo DiCaprio Met Lee Jung Jae
Coincidently, Leonardo DiCaprio and the Squid Game Lead Actor and also Emmy Award Winner for Best Actor in Drama Lee Jung Jae met last year.
The talented duo shared a happy selfie on Instagram making the fans go on cloud nine. It was a precious Fanboy moment for Leonardo as he expressed himself to be a fan of the series.
It would be truly a pleasure to see an Oscar-award-winning actor and Emmy award-winning actor in a single frame.
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